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IAF Flying Ibex Squadron

IAF Flying Ibex Squadron


Provided by Amos Dor

Patch
  • Provided by Amos Dor

Handle
  • Flying Ibex ( Goring Ram, Goring Deer ? )

Heritage
  • 1950 / 1956: flew Stearmans and Harvards, dis-establised sometime after that.
  • 1977: re-established.
  • MAR 1986: dis-established.
  • 2005: The squadron was inactive

Home Ports
  • 1950s: Kfar Sirkin Air Base
  • AUG 1978: Hatzerim Air Base

Air Wings
  • IDF/AF

Deployments
  • None

Aircraft
Commanding Officers
  • 1977: Lt.Col. Patishi

Events
  • AUG 1978:
    Activated with A-4E, A-4F and A-4N.
  • 01 APR 1979:
    The unit is fully operational.
  • 24 APR 1979:
    The Flying Ibex Squadron flew its first missions against Palestinian artillery north of Tyre.
  • MAR 1986:
    The squadron is being dis-established and transfers it's A-4N aircraft to the Flying Tiger Squadron.
  • 2005:
    The squadron was inactive.

Awards
  • No info yet.


Sources
  • Gary Verver
  • Amos Dor (Flying-Wing Squadron)


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